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Maret Lääne (Laane) papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3719

Abstract

Wooden plaque, documentation, certificate of naturalization, correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, periodical, church ong sheet, collected Estonian poems, sample, folk patterns (Estonia)

Dates

  • 1933-1997

Language of Materials

Estonian, English, German

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Lääne, Maret (nee Saarn) June 7, 1916 Tallinn, Estonia - Nov. 16, 1997 Barnegat, NJ, USAClerk, dressmaker, housewife, handcrafter.Emigrated to Germany in 1944, lived in Geislingen DP camp. Emigrated to USA from Germany in Aug. 31 1949.Lived in Bricktown, N.J. Became an U.S. Citizen in 6th of January 1961. 1st husband: Vilhelm Allikas (Jan. 6. 1912, Tallinn, Estonia - Jan. 28. 1940, Tallinn, Estonia), married Maret Nov. 11. 1934Son: Vello Allikas (Dec. 7. 1935-2nd husband: Herbert Lääne (1921 – 2000), married Maret 9. March 1946Son: Agu (27. Feb 1948 in Geislingen, Germany-Mother: Elisabet Saarn (1893-1979)Father: Karl SaarnReceived a honorary diploma for her contribution to the Lakewood Estonian Association in 1983.

Extent

3 linear inches

PROVENANCE

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
Title
Inventory of the Maret Lääne (Laane) papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

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